Welcome

The Leadership Development Institute (LDI) International is a professional organization headquartered in Richmond, VA. We occupy a specialized niche in the multi-billion leadership education, training, and development market by offering select services which focus on the following programs: (1) customized, organization-specific programs designed for senior managers and executives in charge of the strategic direction of their organizations; (2) context-driven programs for women in leadership roles and positions in politics, business organization, information technology, and the media; (3) consulting services including leadership and dissertation coaching; and our signature program known as LEEP. LDI International serves many different types of organization ranging from Fortune 500 firms to entrepreneurial start-ups. We also work with purpose-driven non-profit and for profit organization focusing on causes designed to enhance the common good, corporate social responsibility, ethical leadership and human and organizational well being.

dr karin klenkeThe senior principal, Dr. Karin Klenke, holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and has served on the faculties of the University of Colorado, George Washington University, the University of Richmond, Regent University, Averett University, Old Dominion University, the University of Pretoria, The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and The National Graduate School. She currently serves on the editorial boards of the following journals: Leadership published by Sage in the UK, Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, an Academy of management journal,  Journal of Leadership and Organizational Development, Journal of Mixed Methods,  International Leadership Journal, The Qualitative Report and Organization Management Journal. Dr. Klenke has published numerous books and articles in the leadership, management, psychological, and research methods journals.